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Mathematics at Kingsley Academy

Course description

If you enjoy challenges, problem solving, thinking and algebra, you should consider Mathematics. The GCE in Mathematics enables students to follow a flexible course in mathematics, to better tailor a course to suit the individual needs and goals. The 18 units have been designed for schools and colleges to produce courses which will encourage students to: Develop their understanding of mathematics and mathematical processes in a way that promotes confidence and fosters enjoyment. Develop abilities to reason logically and recognise incorrect reasoning, to generalise and to construct mathematical proofs. Extend their range of mathematical skills and techniques and use them in more difficult, unstructured problems. Develop an understanding of coherence and progression in mathematics and of how different areas of mathematics can be connected. Recognise how a situation may be represented mathematically and understand the relationship between 'real-world' problems and standard and other mathematical models and how these can be refined and improved. Use mathematics as an effective means of communication read and comprehend mathematical arguments and articles concerning applications of mathematics. Acquire the skills needed to use technology such as calculators and computers effectively, recognise when such use may be inappropriate and be aware of limitations develop an awareness of the relevance of mathematics to other fields of study, to the world of work and to society in general take increasing responsibility for their own learning and the evaluation of their own mathematical development. Course Details/Outline: Modules taken are: AS: * C1 - Pure Mathematics * C2 - Pure Mathematics * M1 - Mechanics/S1 - Statistics A2: * C3 - Pure Mathematics * C4 - Pure Mathematics * M2 - Mechanics/S2-Statistics

Entry requirements

5 A*- C GCSE passes including a B in Mathematics - at the Higher Level

Future opportunities

Accountancy, Business Management, Scientific Research, Actuarial, EconomicsAlmost every institution offers Mathematics in one form or another, but also useful for Physics, Statistical subjects, Psychology.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kingsley Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years